On this page you will find the current job openings within ASTRON. When you have questions with regard to one of these positions, feel free to contact the HR-department.

We offer also the possibility to send an open application. When you feel, based on the information on our website, that you can contribute to the growth and development of our institute, we would like to invite you to send a motivating application letter including a resume to personnel [at] astron [dot] nl.

Job openings at ASTRON
Date  Job opening  Closing date
07-09-2015 Antenna Design Engineer 01-10-2015
17-07-2015 Postdoctoral researcher in Extragalactic Astronomy (2015-07-021) 15-09-2015
17-07-2015 Postdoctoral researcher in Extragalactic Astronomy (2015-07-023) 15-09-2015
17-07-2015 Postdoctoral researcher in Fast Radio Burst and Pulsar Surveys 15-09-2015
19-06-2015 Optical designer NOVA  In progress
19-06-2015 Systems engineer NOVA In progress
01-05-2015 Support scientist position In progress
24-04-2015 Hoofd Operations & Maintenance In progress
01-11-2014 2 Postdoctoral positions on fast radio transients In progress

Job openings at JIVE
Date Job opening Closing date
25-08-2015 Support scientist 22-09-2015
Job openings at DOME

The ASTRON & IBM Center for Exascale Technology is a research centre, located in Dwingeloo, Drenthe on the Campus of ASTRON, the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy. At this centre ASTRON and IBM jointly carry out fundamental research into computing technologies needed to develop the SKA radio telescope in the second half of this decade and the first half of the next decade. The collaboration is funded through the DOME project and focuses on three main areas:
- Green Computing (extreme performance at minor energy costs)
- Nano-photonics (data transport power reduction over short and long distances)
- Data & Streaming (real time processing of massive data amounts)

This project offers exciting opportunities for innovative research in radio astronomy instrumentation, computer science and signal processing.

At the moment we have the following positions open at the ASTRON headquarters in Dwingeloo, The Netherlands:

Date Job opening Closing date
24-09-2014 Student internship Novel Algorithms Open
Job openings at SKA organisation:

Contact information job openings / inquiries and open applications:

Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON) 

Postal address:   Visiting address:

P.O. Box 2

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The Netherlands  The Netherlands

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